Bookmark your calendar now because 8th March is International Women’s Day!!
Women’s Day is a special day that women all over the world celebrate this day just for women for all ages and regardless of skin color.
International Women’s Day is celebrated in many countries all around the world for centuries
This is the day where women (regardless young or old) are honored, recognized for their efforts and sacrifices throughout their lives for their love ones and the society.
Until today, most Asian and backward countries do not observed International Women’s Day because they are not educated of the actual facts.
In the past during the olden times, women were regarded as low class people, mistreated and treated as slaves, humiliated without any mercy.
It was first emerged on:
- 1909– The first time when the workers in garment factories went on strike in New York because the women were enraged and dissatisfied with their working environment. It was acknowledged as the first International Women’s Day in the USA on 28th February.
- 1910- A meeting was held in Copenhangen where 100 women from different countries fought for women’s rights and seek support for women suffering from mistreatment. One year later, 1 million of women and men attended several rallies to demand women rights to vote, to work and to stop discriminating women in jobs.
- 1975: The UN agreed and acknowledge 8th March as an observed holiday for women, International Women’s Day was born.
This is the day that children and men remember that the women in our lives are special, they are important in our lives because without them, there won’t be future generations, right?
Western countries observed 8th March in their calendar as a compulsory holiday but Asian countries do not practice this observation.
Hence, Women associates are still trying to enhance the knowledge of women young and old about the importance of our existence in the society.
We should not let down our guard against the men who discriminate our rights and honor.
Today women stands on the same bar as men, we are legible to vote, to debate, to fight for our rights. Women should not endure social injustice and humiliation.
Hence, on International Women’s Day, you can find posters, seminars, speech events and charity vents held around the countries to create the awareness.
Question: Do you know or didn’t know the existence of International Women’s Day?
Honestly, do you know?
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